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Practice areas

  • Endocrine Cancer Team
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Team

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer



Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Lubbock


University of Kentucky, Lexington


Endocrine Surgery, Scott & White Clinic/ Texas A&M University College of Medicine, Temple, Texas

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery

Additional information


Cortney Lee joins the UK HealthCare surgical faculty with advanced training in endocrine surgery and special expertise in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.

Lee attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock and El Paso, Texas. She completed a surgical residency at the UK College of Medicine. She also completed an endocrine surgery fellowship at Scott & White Clinic in Temple, Texas, in affiliation with Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Medicine.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Endocrine Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Endocrine Surgery